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Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier

The Navy Pier has long been one of the most popular Chicago attractions, drawing more than 8.6 million visitors a year. During the holiday season, Chicago’s favorite “lakefront playground” transforms into a miraculous Winter WonderFest, a holiday-themed festival featuring rides, games, food,… [Read More]

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2012 Taste of Chicago Festival

Summer is all about mouth-watering seasonal food and outdoor family fun. As usual, Chicago is turning up the heat with the Taste of Chicago, “A 4-Star Feastival of Food and Fun.” The famous Taste of Chicago is the world’s largest food festival,… [Read More]

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Step into Spring at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier

This spring, Chicago’s Navy Pier welcomes back the annual Chicago Flower and Garden Show. What better way to say good-bye to winter and welcome in the sweet smells of spring than with a weeklong celebration of beautiful gardens and inspirational demonstrations? The… [Read More]

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The Amazing Life of Jellies at Shedd Aquarium

It seems impossible that any animal could survive without blood, bones, or brains. Yet jellyfish have been gliding through the oceans for millions of years without any of these three “essentials.” In fact, the body of a jellyfish is 95% water! The… [Read More]

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Adler Planetarium, Chicago Childrens Museum, and More!

If you’re planning a trip to Chicago this winter season, you may not be seeing a lot of snow – news outlets are reporting that the upcoming months should be wet and warmer than previous years. That’s not stopping the city from… [Read More]

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The Best Chicago Family Attractions

One of the great things about Chicago as a vacation destination is that there are endless things to do for travelers of all ages. The dozens of state-of-the-art museums and renowned landmarks are fun for kids and parents, and family-friendly hotels and… [Read More]

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10 Cool Things to Do in Chicago in the Summer

If you’re going to be in or around Illinois any time over the summer you definitely want to check out some or all of these 10 cool things to do in Chicago: Go On a Few Bicycle Tours What better way to… [Read More]